Seedcorn Investor Readiness Competition

Targeting funding success

€280,000 Cash Prize Fund

Investor Ready Advice

Access to Networks

Seedcorn 2018 Competition now open

Early stage innovative companies need funding to help their business take flight. The Seedcorn Investor Readiness Competition not only offers a total cash prize of €280,000, it helps companies get investor ready and introduces them to valuable networks.


Closing date for applications is Friday 1st June 2018.

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Timetable for 2018 Competition

8 March Launch of Seedcorn Competition
April-May Seedcorn Promotional Workshops
1 June Closing date for initial applications
22 June Announcement of Shortlisted Companies and Invitations to Submit Full Business Plans
June and July Business Planning Workshops
31 August Closing date for receipt of Business Plans
21 September Announcement of Regional Finalists
October MasterClasses
November Announcement of Regional Winners
21 November Final Judging and Award Ceremony Belfast